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Increasingly, a physical security director's role, the branch of computer security that is specifically related to the Internet, with issues involving fraud and the protection of transfer of data and a company's brand.

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Cybersecurity

The Hunt for Cybersecurity Solutions at Black Hat 2014

“Freedom, Security, Convenience: Choose Two”

 With the nature of security quickly evolving to encompass both physical and cybersecurity at its very core, software manufacturers and security experts are finding themselves in a precarious situation – balancing between what is required and what is needed. 


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How Has Cybersecurity Changed Operations?

No operational discussion can start without a look at budgets, and how organizations plan for, and procure, cybersecurity services and solutions. And who is responsible for that budget?


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JP Morgan Chase Sees Cyber-Security Spending Doubling

 JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said the bank will probably double its $250 million annual computer-security budget within the next five years. 


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Kmart Stores Reports Data Breach

Sears Holdings Corp said it was the victim of a cyberattack that likely resulted in the theft of some customer payment cards at its Kmart stores.
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The Changing Cybersecurity Landscape

First of a Four-Part Series for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

From an executive-level perspective, the greatest shift in cybersecurity relates to the focus and the responsibility – moving from strictly an “IT issue” to one of a business function. Look no further than the Target breach and the subsequent resignations of the company’s CEO and CIO to see how cybersecurity has escalated to the C-suite. This was unprecedented 15 years ago, when the primary cybersecurity role of IT was information assurance. So why has the philosophy changed?


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JP Morgan Reports Massive Security Breach

 A cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase & Co., first announced in July, compromised information from 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.


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Using Metrics to Keep the Network Safe

What strategies do the Oakland A’s and Cisco’s Unified Security Metrics team have in common?
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Home Depot Breach Affected 56M Debit, Credit Cards

Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. 


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Security Implications of the Electric Smart Grid

As critical infrastructure in the United States becomes more dependent on networked systems, such as the smart grid, the electricity industry is at risk for new avenues of attack. 


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Hackers Breached HealthCare.Gov Website

A computer hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software.


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Security 2020: Reduce Security Risks This Decade

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The Web Application Hacker's Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Flaws 2E

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The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers

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EVENTS

Webinar

Demystifying Business Intelligence and Deriving Value from Converged Security Reporting

11/21/13
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Available On-Demand There has been a groundswell in the demand for meaningful security metrics and reporting. It’s no longer enough to tell the business how many incidents occur; it needs to be articulated how security is contributing to the mitigation of such events and the reduction of associated losses...

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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

4/23/14
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On Demand Learn how today’s cyber threat landscape is impacting business; how NIST’s voluntary cyber framework can be used to help your business better achieve its security goals; and, the business and legal risks of doing nothing.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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